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  • Chrism Soap
There is a beautiful place that many of you may know of called Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, home of Mother Angelica and the PCPA nuns located in Hanceville, Alabama. The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament located on...
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  • Cutting Soap Bars
We are busy making, cutting, and packaging soap here! We have been getting ready for the holidays and made this little GIF for you to enjoy. We had our first light dusting of snow last night and storms passing through...
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Have you ever thought about the microbeads in your face scrub or body wash? What are they actually made of? What happens to them after they are washed down the drain? Do they really work? Well, the answer to that...
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Veterinarians recommend a mild soap that will rid your dog of dirt and odor, but will not strip natural oils from his fur and skin. Clean River Products Dog Soap is formulated to cleanse and condition your dogs skin and...
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  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison
Happy 99th Birthday to our National Parks Service! Roosevelt said when speaking of Yosemite, “There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias … our people should see to it that...
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  • Chrism #3
Last Spring I had a conversation with the Director of Religious Education of our Parish, Abram Muenzberg. He asked if there was any way I could make Chrism scented soap. I would like to say I came up with the...
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  • Sunset
Our weather here in the Land of Enchantment has been unseasonably cool and wet. There have also been some fantastic sunsets recently. I captured these images earlier this week while out on a walk. There are no further explanations needed....
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  • View of the Sandias
We made it out to the Rio Grande to do a little paddling and river cleanup on Saturday. The morning started out calm and sunny, but soon as we made it to the put-it the temperatures dropped and the rain...
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  • Hurdling Tumbleweeds
So how do you make your evening walk a little more challenging? Well, my youngest decided that we should add hurdling to our daily exercise routine.  Not the normal hurdles that if you can’t clear them they fall down and...
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Happy St. Valentines Day! The kids and I, I mean the girls and I, talked weeks ago about making these elaborate Valentines with doilies, lace, glitter, and the like for everyone, but it is all still in the package. The...
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